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Willie Reale

Willie Reale grew up in Park Ridge, New Jersey with four brothers and a sister. In 1981, Reale founded The 52nd Street Project, an organization that brings inner-city children together with professional theater artists. He served as the theater's artistic director for 18 years. He wrote "52 Pick Up," the Project's how-to manual. The 52nd Street ... See full bio »
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 2013-2015 Blue Bloods (TV Series) (supervising producer - 37 episodes)
- Payback (2015) ... (supervising producer)
- Through the Looking Glass (2015) ... (supervising producer)
- Occupational Hazards (2015) ... (supervising producer)
- In the Box (2015) ... (supervising producer)
- Power Players (2015) ... (supervising producer)
 2013 Next Caller (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- The Tude & the Prude (2013) ... (producer)
- Rent Control (2013) ... (producer)
- Amber Week ... (producer)
 2006-2010 The Electric Company (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 41 episodes)
- Revolutionary Doughnuts (2010) ... (co-executive producer)
- Jules Quest (2010) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bluefoot (2010) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bananas (2010) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Potato Custom (2010) ... (co-executive producer)
 2006 Haskett's Chance (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Tilt (TV Series) (consulting producer - 3 episodes)
- The Last Hand (2005) ... (consulting producer)
- Nobody Ever Listens (2005) ... (consulting producer)
- Shuffle Up and Deal (2005) ... (consulting producer)
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- Final Passage (2003) ... (producer)
- Wish List (2003) ... (producer)
- Statewide Swing (2003) ... (producer)
- Nothing Personal (2003) ... (producer)
- Human Error (2003) ... (producer)
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Composer of Off-Broadwy musical 'Once Around the City', June 2001. Book and music by brother Robert Reale, directed by Mark Linn-Baker.

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A past recipient of the MacArthur Foundation genius grant for his continuing work with the 52nd Street Project, a mentoring program for kids in theater. See more »

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